From the Millennium Embroidery, 2003. Wedding carriage outside All Saints.
Glenthorne House in the Millennium Tapestry
Some undertook ambitious styles of needlework, including Shirley Whiting who used classic embroidery for the border and Cathy herself who did the gold work in the top panel (above) and the corners. Some trees were executed using water-soluble plastic on a sewing machine
Fields, roads, hedges and bushes (as in the depiction of the Allotments, above) were embroidered either in situ directly on the calico, or using the same techniques as for the houses, or using materials with stitches applied for extra interest.
The Court House Many French knots were used to disguise awkward joints and gaps and to add a few flowers.